Teacher of Science, The John Bentley School, Calne, Wiltshire

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The John Bentley SchoolThe John Bentley School, Calne, Wiltshire

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified, highly motivated professional who is an excellent classroom practitioner with a record of effective teaching to join our Science Department.

The John Bentley School is an ambitious state funded academy and sixth form located in an enviably beautiful location in the town of Calne in Wiltshire.  In 2018, we have been recognised as the most improved school in Wiltshire and one of the most improved schools in the country following a record- breaking year in terms of GCSE results.  These results place JBS amongst the highest achieving schools in the county and that is all down to our amazing staff.

As a forward thinking school in pursuit of excellence, we are excited to inform applicants that we are in advanced talks with the Royal Wootton Bassett Academy Trust about joining their Multi Academy Trust.  This move will secure a vast number of opportunities for JBS students and staff alike and we are looking forward to making a positive contribution to this new partnership.  Royal Wootton Bassett Academy in particular has an excellent reputation as the only Teaching School in the local area and the only Ofsted rated Outstanding school also.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic teacher who will:

  • Be an outstanding Science teacher with a passion for learning
  • Be an enthusiastic professional committed to providing our students with an outstanding education
  • Be passionate about teaching Science and who will bring energy, enthusiasm and new ideas to the classroom and department
  • Have ambition and desire to play a significant role in the further development of the Science department
  • Specialise in Physics or Chemistry, although other specialisms will be considered.

The John Bentley School is a great place to teach Science. We are continually raising standards to produce the highest levels of student achievement.  

Applications are considered from both experienced and newly qualified teachers.

For further information and an application form, please download from the vacancies section of our website www.johnbentleyschool.com/vacancies, phone the school (01249 818100) or email Debbie Tillyer PA to Senior Leadership Team on dt@johnbentley.wilts.sch.uk 

Closing date for receipt of applications:  

9am – Monday 14th January 2019

Interview Date:                                             

Tuesday 22nd January 2019

We look forward to receiving your application should you be interested. If you have not heard from us by the interview date, you may assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.  Unfortunately, we are unable to offer feedback on individual applications that are not shortlisted for interview.

This School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Successful applicants will need to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure

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More about The John Bentley School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: White Horse Way, Calne, Wiltshire, SN11 8YH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1249 818100
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